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Jan 5 '18 13:21

​Camile Eurlings is stepping down as Dutch Member of the International Olympics Committee. The former cabinet minister and ex-CEO of KLM is leaving the IOC because of allegations that he assaulted his ex-girlfriend in 2015.

He made his decision public with an announcement on Friday afternoon, according multiple publications.

Carlijn Schouten places for Olympic Games for team USA
Jan 3 '18 14:00

Dutch-American skater Carlijn Schoutens will be taking part in the Olympic Games on behalf of the United States. The 23-year-old skater placed with a 3 thousand meters winning time of 4.14,03 in Milwaukee on Tuesday, NU.nl reports.

Schoutens was born in the U.S., but moved to the Netherlands at a young age. She's skated for the Netherlands several times since, but decided to skate under the American flag since the 2014/2015 season.

"This has been a goal for me for a long time. The fact that I achieved it is incredible" Schouten said on Tuesday. 

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Jan 3 '18 09:54

Camile Eurlings is determined to stay on as the Dutch member of the International Olympics Committee, despite calls for him to step down because of , AD reports.

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Aug 24 '16 16:10

On Wednesday afternoon the Dutch athletes who won medals at the Olympic Games gathered at the Ministry of General Affairs where they were personally congratulated by Prime Minister Mark Rutte.

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Aug 22 '16 08:34

Chef de Mission Mauritz Hendriks is disappointed in the number of medals the Netherlands won at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, which finished on Sunday. All in all the Dutch team, TeamNL, won a total of 19 medals, the last one a silver won by Nouchka Fontijn

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Aug 18 '16 13:30

Only a week and a half after sustaining three spinal fractures and a concussion in a horrific crash at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Dutch cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten is back in the Netherlands and back on her bike.

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Aug 18 '16 11:30

Dutch athletes who win prizes in the Olympics Games currently ongoing in Rio de Janeiro, wil have to pay a significant part of their winnings over to the Tax Authorities. The Tax Authorities regard the prize money as salary, and the athletes therefore have to pay income tax on it

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Aug 18 '16 08:16

Utrecht athlete Dafne Schippers won silver in the 200 meter run in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro during the early hours of Thursday morning in Dutch time. The 24-year-old woman finished a tenth of a second behind gold medal winner, Jamaican Elaine Thompson

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Aug 17 '16 12:45

The Dutch government is working on a plan to support retiring athletes and help them find a new job, Minister Edith Schippers of Public Health, Welfare and Sports said in Rio de Janeiro, where the Summer Olympics are currently taking place

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Aug 17 '16 08:03

A Dutch man is one of four suspects against whom a Brazilian judge issued an international arrest warrant on Monday. The four work at a company suspected of committing fraud in the sale of tickets for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

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Aug 16 '16 12:00

Queen Maxima was so enthusiastic about congratulating Dutch windsurfer Dorian van Rijsselberghe on his gold medal win on Sunday, that a presenter for NBC thought she was his wife.

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Aug 16 '16 07:33

Two Dutch women made the Netherlands proud at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Monday. Sharon van Rouwendaal came in first in the 10 km open water swimming. And gymnast Sanne Wevers became the first Dutch gymnast to win an individual gold medal at the Games by taking first place in the individual beam final

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Aug 15 '16 14:00

About 780 thousand people got up in the early hours of Sunday morning to see Dafne Schippers make it to 5th place in the 100 meters at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, according to NPO's viewer figures. This was the first time ever that so many people in the Netherlands were waching television at around 3:30 a.m.

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Aug 12 '16 09:33

Gymanst Yuri van Gelder was put out off the Dutch Olympic team and sent home at the express request of his trainer Bram van Bokhoven, the trainer said in an interview with the Telegraaf on Friday. "Yuri went against everything we as Gymnastics Federation stand for", he said.

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Aug 11 '16 10:40

Dutch cyclist Tom Dumoulin won silver in a 54.6 kilometer time trial in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday. First place went to Swiss Fabian Cencellara

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Aug 10 '16 14:00

Dutch gymnast Yuri van Gelder hired Cor Hellingman to be his lawyer, the lawyer confirmed to Brabants Dagblad. It is unclear whether he plans to fight the NOC*NSF's decision to put him out of the the Netherlands' Olympic team.

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Aug 10 '16 08:33

Dutch judoka Anicka van Emden snagged a bronze medal in the up to 63 kilograms class at the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday. "I'm so happy. This was the only thing I wanted, and I knew it was now or never. This is my first and probably my last Games", the 29-year-old Van Emden said

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Aug 9 '16 08:13

Yuri van Gelder's Olympic dream is over. The 33-year-old gymnast was put out of the Olympic team and sent home on Monday after he celebrated his successful qualification for the apparatus finals with an all-night party on Saturday.

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Aug 8 '16 14:40

Anna van der Breggen had mixed feelings about her gold medal win in the Olympic cycling road race for women in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. The 26-year-old was "terribly" shocked by teammate Annemiek van Vleuten's crash, to the point that she thought Van Vleuten had died, she said to NOS after the race.

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Aug 8 '16 07:29

Cyclists Anna van der Breggen won the first gold medal for the Netherlands at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The 26-year-old triumphed in the final sprint of the leading group, only overtaking Mara Abbott in the last few hundred meters before the finish line

Aug 5 '16 13:15

King Willem-Alexander and Prime Minister Mark Rutte arrived in Rio de Janeiro to support the Dutch team in the Olympic Games, the Prime Minister said on Twitter.

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Jul 20 '16 11:25

Holland Heineken House announced which artists will perform for Dutch athletes and supporters during the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. So far Kensington, Guus Meeuwis, Racoon, Typhoon, VanVelzen, Miss Montreal, DI-RECT ad Douwe Bob were confirmed

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Nov 12 '15 10:27

It seems that Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan wants the Netherlands to host the 2028 Olympic Games. During the trade visit to Japan he said in two speeches that he hopes Amsterdam and Rotterdam can organize the 2028 Summer Olympics together - once in the presence of Prime Minister Mark Rutte

Aug 10 '13 17:02

The Netherlands Olympic Committee (NOC*NSF) has deemed the Russian stance against homosexuals as unacceptable.

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